News & Features
By Richard M Kavuma
IOM Uganda’s Migration Health Assessment Centre recently hosted stakeholders and experts on tuberculosis for a practicum on state-of-the-art TB testing.
By Marion Dehier
Kampala - IOM has received USD1m (nearly UGX 3.7 billion) from the Japanese Government to assist Uganda reinforce its border management systems.
VIDEO: When Uganda Police met with city slum dwellersTown hall meeting between Police and slum dwellers; organized by EU-funded SSCoS project
IOM - CERF project evacuates stranded Congolese refugeesIOM project supported by UN Central Emergency Response Fund
VIDEO: European Union, CERF-supported refugees make soapWith funding from European Union Humanitarian Aid and UN CERF, South Sudanese refugee women in Palorinya settlement in Moyo district have started making soap. IOM Uganda Chief of Mission Ali Abdi recently visited Hope Group in Palorinya and got some interesting lessons
Some of IOM Uganda’s Figures
Kampala city slums supported by the European Union Trust Fund
Youths from four Kampala city slums received approval to get Small Business Start-ups kits; distribution ongoing.
Residents and police officers took part in Town Hall meetings in four Kampala city slums
Female beneficiaries of IOM’s Counter-Trafficking and Voluntary Return initiatives
Applications processed by The Visa Application Centre in 2017
Refugees resettled to third countries in 2017
Pre-departure Migration Health Assessments conducted in 2017
Refugees and Ugandans benefitting from WASH interventions in West Nile